Beaucarnea recurvata marginata - Plant
Description for Beaucarnea recurvata marginata
It is a very popular houseplant in more temperate climates. Houseplants should be placed in a sunny window. Plants like sunny, warm, dry conditions and overwinter well with furnace heat.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|ponytail palm||white||Seasonal bloomer||6.00 to 8.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Also, select a site that gets full sun. For dependable blooms, plants need six to eight hours of direct sunlight a day. If itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s too shady, the stems will attempt to lean towards the sun or get spindly and fall over. Most of the popular varieties prefer acidic to neutral soil, but some are lime-tolerant or prefer alkaline soils.
|full sun to part shade||well-drained soil||medium||60 degrees F||apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Beaucarnea recurvata marginata
- Plants love waterÃ¢â‚¬â€but donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t drown them. That is, they donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t like to sit in water, and theyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll die if the soil is too wet in winter. The ideal soil is rich and loose, with good drainage. One of the worst mistakes you can make is to not provide adequate drainage.Use mulch.
Typical uses of Beaucarnea recurvata marginata
Special features: Excellent specimen in dry frost-free areas. Elsewhere ponytail palm makes an excellent houseplant that can be moved outdoors each year after the last spring frost date.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.